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. senator john mccain took the lead and set the tone early on. >> our concerns pertain to the quality of your professional judgment and your worldview on critical areas of national security, including security in the middle east. >> john mccain did not always have grave concerns about chuck hagel's worldview. in fact, he named chuck hagel a co-chair of his 2000 presidential campaign. >> my fellow americans, i introduce you to a great republican, a great american leader, my friend, john mccain! >> how come mccain didn't get that kind of greeting, huh? or hagel, should i say. not only were hagel and mccain good buddies, john mccain wanted to give hagel the exact job he's up for right now. he told voters in new hampshire, "there's a lot of people that could be secretary of state -- secretary of defense. one of them i think is senator chuck hagel." but mccain sure has a different view of hagel today. he still can't get over hagel's opposition to the surge in iraq. >> do you stand by that -- those comments, senator hagel? >> well, senator, i stand by them because i made them. >> were you r
. what do you think? was baker speaking out of turn or not? john avalon and hogan digly. there's a disagreement in the nra. i don't know if you view it as a smackdown, it appeared to be to me. what do you make of this public divide within the nra? >> it's very, very interesting. of course, the nra has been thrust into the news because of the tragedy at newtown. they have a chance to actually grow their brand or hurt their brand and i think it remains to be seen exactly what the long-term effects of this are. but i saw that ad using the president's children. i think the spirit and the intent, the message behind the ad, look, his children are protected by people with heavy artillery and guns, wouldn't you want your kids to be protected the same way? that makes sense. the problem is, personally, my opinion is, i don't like using children in political ads of any kind. i think consistently speaking, i also don't like the president when he uses children to sign a bill, obama care uses children as props, he used them when he did the executive orders about gun control. so those types o
of state there john husted began stumping for this idea of making the electoral college change. hey, it's just an idea, right? but now it's very, very quiet in ohio. and that leaves michigan. oh, michigan. michigan, my nominee for incapable of being embarrassed. move over, florida. michigan has a bill on the way with the republican sponsor who is quite unembarrassed by the attention now or his failure to pass the same kind of bill last year. quote, the bill got no traction last year. there were people convinced romney was going to win. and that might take electoral votes from him. but now, now that romney lost, now maybe even rick snyder, the governor is warming up to the idea this week and saying so publicly. governor snyder saying it is fair to change the rules since the election is not for a few more years yet. we started this week with six states on the map where republicans were talking about changing the rules to elect the president so you could use the gerrymandered congressional maps to make the presidential election go the way the house vote went this year where democrats got m
against mob boss john gotti. she won the conviction that put him in prison for the rest of his life. several other prosecutors had tried to do that, but had failed to it. she did it. in 1996 she helped convict ramzi yousef for his attempt to assassinate the pope and blow up multiple planes in flight. he was the nephew of sheikh khalid mohammed. in 1991 she helped prosecute four-the men who helped orchestrate the embassy bombing in africa. president obama nominated mary jo white to be the what is essentially the top cop of wall street. >> as one former chairman said, mary jo does not intimidate easily, and that's important, because she has a big job ahead of her there is much more work to be done to complete the task of reforming watts to make sure american investors are better protected going forward. >> it's not the only thing you should know about her career given this nomination. it's also the matter of her decade as a defense attorney, not a prosecutor, but a defense attorney. when she left the prosecutor's office in '02, she went to a private law firm. she started prosecuting c
and believe these republican senators were simply tougher on hagel than they were on john kerry or on john brennan because they view hagel as a turncoat, but, wow, did hagel just sit there and allow himself to get flogged. >> i have already stated that i regret the terminology. i've already noted that i -- that i should have used another term. the bigger point is what i was saying, i think -- what i meant to say, should have said, it's recognizable. it's been recognized, is recognized. i should have said recognized instead of legitimate. i said it, and i don't remember the context or when i said it. well, i've said what i said. i've said many, many things over many years. that's what i should have said, and thank you. >> notice the pattern there. anyway, time and time again hagel would get hammered, beaten up by republicans, fumble, and the democratic senators would have to jump in and bail him out. the most painful example? when hagel stumbled on iran saying the obama administration supports containment and calling iran an elected legitimate government. >> i've just been handed a note tha
to people just cowering. let's go to carry in wisconsin. >> caller: john mccain and marco rubio are wasting their time. they will never get the latino vote at all. and all of this bob mcdonald stuff of trying to pass abortion stuff around. it's none of their business about the ababortions. >> stephanie: wait what does abortion have to do with the immigration debate. >> caller: just how foolish the republican party is, and the way they think. the abortion i would like all of the -- you know none-abortion people to think do americans have the right to make decisions about their kids? bob mcdonald. can i call him and say you have the right to have a kid or not. or make decisions about his kids >> stephanie: or can i shove something up one of your orafass? >> caller: yeah. and i'm a former tea partier, and they have brainwashed most republicans. the ex-tea partiers are -- they think the 47% is so stupid and they are not going to gain anymore votes because people will only get better. >> stephanie: i don't know about you personally, but i think that's what happened to a lot of
for the next couple of days. i'm here with john pod hotter and bill kristol, founder and editor of "the weekly standard," and we're going to get right into it. john podhoretz -- >> podhoretz -- >> john podhoretz, you wrote a book a few years back called "bush country" in which you celebrated the achievements of our 43rd president, and george w. bush was a guy who thought deeply about imuation reform, poverty and trying to craft a middle class agenda for the gop. george w. bush is a figure that many republicans have been running away from. so tell me, do you think republicans were too quick to abandon george w. bush? >> i'm sorry, what? i was tweeting. i'm sorry. [laughter] um, well, yes and no. i think, obviously, politically republicans distanced themselves from george w. bush because it was politic thing to do. numbers don't lie. he became very unpopular. parties tend not to embrace figures and politicians who become unpopular. my view is that a lot of the distress over bush's domestic agenda from which republicans fled beginning really in 2005 had, it was a, it was an ancillary result of th
saw it reflected in john boehner's statement. he's very unenthusiastic because i think he figures that his caucus is still majority opposed to this type of reform. >> and to that point, congressman, we know republicans have been getting guidance on the very language to use around this issue. and they have been told avoid words like aliens and phrases like anchor babies but the president doesn't seem to have that problem at all. >> unless you're one of the first americans, a native american, you came from some place else. somebody brought you. the polish, russians, chinese, japanese, the west indians. before they were us, they were them. >> sir, this is a much bigger issue an a border. this is about who we are as a nation. >> absolutely. we've always been a nation of immigrants, and like the president said accurately, unless you're truly a native american and you have been here for 100 if not thousands of years, you're an immigrant person. you have immigration as part of your past and i would hope people would be proud of the fact they came from somewhere else. because in this coun
then colorado was more red. and this was when john kerry was on the ballot. so, look, at the end of the day, messing with the way the founding fathers structured the electoral college system could come back to bite you easily. so today in one particular state, i agree with reince priebus in this sense that today we've got a lot of blue states that we're winning, and some of those states were red states previously, and they may go back. and demographics in politics shift. we need to stick with the founding fathers' original concept because that's what is fair. >> is there any state where you're worried this is going to catch on and there is going to be a shift? >> i think it's a bit early to tell, but i can assure you that we are certainly not going to let it go too far down the road without fighting back. >> all right. congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz, thanks for your time tonight on this. >>> now let's go to nina turner. nina, you and i were talking about this in d.c. earlier this week. could this happen in your state? are the wheels in motion in ohio? >> not as of yet, ed. we know t
has named a place holder to fill the senate seat of john terry. he'd be the second african-american in the senate. tim scott of south carolina, another appointee is the other. it's the first time in history that two african-americans have served in the senate at the same time. in selecting cowan, governor patrick passed over former congressman barney frank who openly lobbied for the job. cowan will serve until april 30th when massachusetts voters will choose someone to fill out the remainder of kerry's term. we'll be right back. 'cause all our states are great. and now is when the gulf gets even better. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride or just lay in the sun. enjoy the wildlife and natural beauty. and don't forget our amazing seafood. so come to the gulf, you'll have a great time. especially in alabama. you mean mississippi. that's florida. say louisiana or there's no dessert. brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. ♪ ooh baby, can i do for you today? ♪ [ female announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance? a
of hurricane sandy. also this week they are expected to debate and approve the nomination of john carrie to be secretary of state. live coverage of the senate on c-span spab. and the house is out this week to allow members time in their home districts. they will meet in a brief session tomorrow but no business will take place. they will be back next week and you can see live coverage of the house here on c-span. a quick look now at some of the new faces of the 113 congress. mass mals well comes new senator elizabeth warren. she was an early advocate for the formation of the consumer protection bureau. she defeated scott brown and become it is first woman to represent massachusetts in the senate. in the house joseph kennedy represents the fourth district. he is the grandson of us senator robert f. kennedy. >> if we can weigh flt needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this suffering. >> the white house is a pulpit and you ought to take advantage of it. >> obesity in this country is nothing short of a public health crisis. >> i think i just had little
. john mccain said on sunday we have to do something about the latino vote. president obama won 71% in the election a few months ago. he said today, the president is to unveil his own plan for immigration reform and will do that in las vegas. in nevada, a state where hispanicses makes.27% of the population, comes a day after a bipartisan group of eight senators reached a compromise how to move forward with comprehensive immigration reform. included in that bill, a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented workers currently in this country. >> other bipartisan groups and senators have stood in the same spot before trumpeting similar proposals, but we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever, there's more political risk opposing immigration reform than supporting it. >> the what's going on now is unacceptable. in reality, what's been created is a de facto amnesty. we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawn, serve our food, clean our homes and e
, john heilemann, wrote this fascinating piece about the relationship describing it as a political marriage of convenience of sorts. he wrote that, quote, if obama wins, it may be because the former president saved his presidency, but what exactly do the clintons get in return? has there been or was there at some point a sort of a wink, wink, nod, nod, a handshake of sorts between the two? >> i can't imagine that that's possible at all. i think what you saw with president clinton was a commitment to stand up for what he believed in in this country, and he believed that barack obama would make the best president for our country at the time. folks who want to engage in conspiracy theories and anything other than one former president certainly understands better than anyone else what a current president has done and what it took to achieve that, that's all it was. >> kiki, there have been some questions about secretary clinton's health. is she healthy enough for a presidential run? >> i think she's healthy enough for anything she wants to do. i wish i was as healthy as she is. you kn
max. >>> massachusetts governor duvall patrick has named a place holder to fill the senate seat of john terry. he'd be the second african-american in the senate. tim scott of south carolina, another appointee is the other. it's the first time in history that two african-americans have served in the senate at the same time. in selecting cowan, governor patrick passed over former congressman barney frank who openly lobbied for the job. cowan will serve until april 30th when massachusetts voters will choose someone to fill out the remainder of kerry's term. we'll be right back. stand. our financial advice is geared specifically to current and former military members and their families. [ laughs ] dad! dad! [ applause ] [ male announcer ] life brings obstacles. usaa brings retirement advice. call or visit us online. we're ready to help. learn more with our free usaa retirement guide. call 877-242-usaa. >> it's a matter of republicans and democrats coming together and finding a meeting of the minds and then making the case and, you know, i'm hopeful that this can get done and i don't think tha
one of the senators behind the bipartisan plan, john mccain. he's here to talk about immigration, guns, the upcoming confirmation hearing for defense secretary nominee chuck hagel, john mccain live this hour. >>> plus, a royal shake-up. a queen announces she's abdicating. her country is about to get a new king. >>> i'm wolf blitzer. >>> i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> a new push to tackle one of the most contentious issues facing washington. just about 90 minutes or so ago, a bipartisan group of senators laid out a framework for an immigration reform bill. this comes as the white house is working on its own immigration bill and president obama will address the issue tomorrow in las vegas. the bipartisan senate plan includes a path to citizenship, but illegal immigrants will have to undergo a background check and pay a fine and back taxes before gaining legal status in the united states. all that is contingent on securing borders. the proposal provides for increased use of drones, more personnel and improved infrastructure and
♪ ♪ hey! ♪ >> bill: who knew that john boehner was such a good friend of cyprian's. >> happy birthday, cyprian! >> we still won't let him talk though. >> bill: what time is the cake arriving? i ordered it. >> did you? with the little person inside of it that's going to pop out? >> bill: don't give away any secrets. >> i'm sorry. >> bill: big celebration -- not a birthday but a big celebration at the white house yesterday. president obama doing one of the things he loves doing welcoming the champs, the nba champs, the miami heat to the east room of the white house. he said, you know, you guys, you have plea -- me to thank. >> obama: a few of them were here a couple of years ago for a pickup game on my birthday. i'm not trying to take all the credit, coach but i think it's clear that going up against me prepared them -- [ laughter ] -- to take on durand westbrook. it sharpened their skills. it gave them the competitive edge that they needed. and i think part of the reason they came back today is they want another shot at the old guy. [ laughter ] >> bill: another shot at the old guy. in
for his second term. here's what senator john mccain, one of the senators, said yesterday. >> look at the last election. look at the last election. we are losing dramatically the hispanic vote which we believe should be ours for a variety of reasons, and we've got to understand that. second of all, we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in the shadows in illegal status. >> and senator mccain is talking about what some republicans call the 27% problem, and president obama won strong support from latinos to mitt romney's 27%. and romney's poor showing among the latinos is part of a growing trend. and republicans have been steadily lose agreeing share of the latino vote which is in 2012 romney with 27% down from mccain's 31% from 2008 and george w. bushes in 2004. it's an urgent call for republicans, so considering all that what's probably the most interesting thing about today's announcement was how much it looked like earlier efforts of immigration reform, with the main sticking point being the "a" word, amnesty. >> i have not and will not support any blanket amnesty.
reality in this country cooperngn aartisa con rr electoral purposes. your moment for hispanics, john. to see -- jon. to see republicans in a last ditch desperate attempt to ensure the existence of their political party finally reach across the aisle with one hand while uses the other to hold last,noses it's a great day. thank god almighty forced at last. what a day. [ applause ] >> jon: that's a pretty cynical -- i have to say it's pretty cynical political calculations. >> yeah, sure is. >> jon: i guess the question is: will it work? will this bring hispanics in larger numbers to the republican party? >> let's crunch some numbers. let's get down in the weeds. by the way, who better to get down in the weeds, right? >> jon: i get it. >> mexicans. [ laughter ] >> jon: right, mexicans. >> the weed (bleep). >> jon: all right, just go. >> jews are cheap. >> jon: all right. there are many, many stereotypes just continue. here we go. obama beat romney about five million votes. that's with romney having won 27% of the latino vote which means if romney managed 17% mas the inauguration would h
friend john mentioned a few minutes ago. part of what i heard was some of the difficulties we encountered during the invasion of iraq and the occupation or things that damage the republican brand in a deeper way. you have a lot to say. you have a thing or two to say about a number of other issues. is it your view is that republicans need to get right on foreign policy and that is a core issue that is affecting everything else? are you seeing it as a garnish on the salad? not essential. >> as a party, we need to have john and bill on that wing of the party. we also need those who acted and soggy world like we did -- and saw the world like we did in congress or we believed in a restrained foreign policy. that is part of the balance. did you go back and look at what william buckley said about iraq. he said it was not a conservative of venture. there's nothing conservative about believing that you're going to be able to change the way people live and think in other countries that do not have a democratic background. i think the bigger problem really has to duet the domestic side of things. as
on this day. signed, john a. boehner, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father conroy. chaplain conroy: let us pray. eternal god, we give you thanks for giving us another day. we thank you once again that we, your creatures, can come before you and ask guidance for the men and women of this assembly. send your spirit of peace as they visit their families and constituencies back home. may their hears and hearts be -- ears and hearts be open to listen to those whom they represent. bless the people of this great nation with wisdom, knowledge and understanding that they might be responsibly participate in our american democracy by making their interests known to their representatives. please keep all who work for the people's house in good health that they might faithfully fulfill the great responsibility given them and their service to the work of the capital. bless us this day and every day and may that is done here be done for your greater honor and glory. amen. the speaker pro tempore: the chair has examined th
like durbin and schumer, liberal democrats going along with something with john mccain and lindsey graham, that's a pretty good sign that this will pass easily in the senate. i think one of the most intriguing stories is the fight for credit. i think there are going to be a lot of people headed by marco rubio who will want to get a lot of this credit. lori: on the political side but it also begs the question, right, greg, what happens to the millions of illegal immigrants already living and working in this country? will it put pressure on available jobs and other services like hospital care, et cetera, what do you think?. >> i don't think so. i would prefer to take a positive spin on this entire story. i think if you look at a country like japan which is a demographic train wreck with a huge deficit, much bigger than ours, we're adding lots of people who will pay social security taxes. who will pay other taxes. you're adding to our population i think a workforce that will actually help our fiscal issues far more than a country say like japan. lori: good comparison. help our fiscal
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